70’s Style With A Twist From Topshop

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70’s corduroy skirt with platforms and a trench coat

I’ve been really into 70’s style clothes lately which is actually a blessing as the trend is popular at the moment. I’ve wanted to try a look like this for a while and as it turns out, I really like it. All of these pieces are from Topshop (except for the Ray-Ban Sunglasses) and I purchased them at different times over the course of last month. I would have never given a brown corduroy skirt the time of day before, but my tastes in clothes are changing and I thought pairing it with this cropped top was perfect. This look alone, combined with the Slick platform heels, is extremely retro, so to bring it to a current time and make it a little more modern, I threw my trench coat over the top. I think this really helps! But I have shown the look with and without it, so you can see what you think!

On another note, I hope you are having a lovely weekend. In a few weeks time I’m going to be attending a wedding in Birmingham with Adam as one of his friends is getting married, so I’m really excited about that! I love weddings! I think I have my outfit sorted out and planned, but you never know, I tend to change my mind quite often. I’ve also got something really exciting to share with you soon! One of my latest purchases from London and those of you who follow me on social media will probably already know about it, but for those of you who don’t, I will be revealing it in a couple of days and it’s gorgeous! I literally can’t wait to show you what I saved up for! Anyway, I would love to hear your thoughts on this 70’s inspired outfit! Please do comment and let me know below!

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Coat – Exact, Top – Exact, Skirt – Exact, Shoes – Exact, Sunglasses – Exact)

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54 Comments

  1. David
    April 25, 2015 / 9:44 pm

    Nice 🙂 not a spring outfit directly?

    • April 25, 2015 / 9:46 pm

      Thank you 🙂 It’s kind of a mix of Autumn and Spring, in one, ha ha.

  2. David
    April 25, 2015 / 9:53 pm

    Yeah, colors is autum and skirt, topp and glases is spring 🙂 and your boobs is…!!!! 🙂

    • April 25, 2015 / 10:17 pm

      Glad you like it!

  3. Davis
    April 25, 2015 / 9:57 pm

    Bet stunning look Lorna!

  4. April 26, 2015 / 8:40 am

    What an absolutely great outfit! So 70ś <3

    • April 26, 2015 / 10:54 am

      Thank you Satu!

    • April 26, 2015 / 12:33 pm

      Thank you!!

  5. Steven W
    April 26, 2015 / 3:26 pm

    I really like the rich colour of the skirt. That top is rather nice too. 🙂 It looks like a really cold and windy day though! I hope you didn’t suffer too much. LOL

    • April 26, 2015 / 3:55 pm

      It was the evening, so the sun was setting and it did get colder, but it was fine 🙂 Thank you!

    • April 27, 2015 / 2:25 am

      Thank you Isa!

  6. April 26, 2015 / 11:06 pm

    Love this outfit! The skirt is gorgeous and those platforms are amazing!!
    xx

    http://www.stylebydeb.com (PS, it’s my blog’s anniversary, yay!!)

    • April 27, 2015 / 1:02 am

      Thank you so much!

  7. Jessica
    April 27, 2015 / 11:40 am

    Babe you look amazing 😀 I love this outfit on you 😀

    • April 27, 2015 / 12:22 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 Glad you like it 🙂

  8. April 27, 2015 / 1:51 pm

    This looks great on you Lorna… I like how you modernized it… there were some good things from the 70’s… so updating and wearing it today is great ♡

    • April 27, 2015 / 1:57 pm

      Thank you! I’m really glad you like what I did with it Launna!

    • April 27, 2015 / 2:12 pm

      Thank you so much Mira! Happy Monday too!

  9. April 27, 2015 / 2:09 pm

    Amazing look, love this natural color combo. *__*
    Lovely greets Ness

    • April 27, 2015 / 2:12 pm

      Thank you so much!

    • April 27, 2015 / 4:15 pm

      Thank you Jeanne!

    • April 27, 2015 / 4:30 pm

      Thank you Paola!

    • April 27, 2015 / 5:05 pm

      Thank you!!

    • April 27, 2015 / 10:44 pm

      Thank you so much Shireen!

    • April 27, 2015 / 10:45 pm

      Thank you so much!

    • April 28, 2015 / 10:28 am

      Thank you Tanya 🙂

    • April 28, 2015 / 10:28 am

      Thank you!

  10. April 29, 2015 / 1:12 pm

    Great look. It’s interesting to hear your taste in clothes is changing but that’s kinda what fashion is all about. Those are 70’s colours for sure but you’ve given them a refreshing twist, I love it. Those shoes are pretty cool too. I bet with the slight platform they’re easy to walk in.

    You look fantastic!

    • April 29, 2015 / 1:49 pm

      They are actually pretty comfortable to walk in! They get sore after a while, as all heels do, but they are much nicer than a lot! Thank you!

      • April 29, 2015 / 2:02 pm

        They’re pretty vintage or retro looking and not something I’ve really seen that often so I guess that’s why they caught my attention. I get what your saying about the comfort of heels, I’ll stick with my ballet flats.

        • April 29, 2015 / 2:08 pm

          Ha ha, good idea! I can’t say I blame you!

  11. Jenny
    April 29, 2015 / 2:10 pm

    Oh wow hun xx You look gorgeous, loving that skirt on you xx

    • April 29, 2015 / 2:13 pm

      Thank you Jenny!

  12. May 6, 2015 / 7:41 am

    Your style is awesome! I love it! 😀

    • May 6, 2015 / 10:31 am

      Thank you 🙂

  13. milly
    July 8, 2015 / 9:19 pm

    Love your outfit I’m thinking of ordering the skirt so can I ask what size you bought? Is it the same size as your denim version also

    • July 8, 2015 / 11:15 pm

      Hi, the corduroy one runs differently, I got a 26W in this one and in the denim one I got a 28W. I hope that helps!

  14. Laryssa
    December 12, 2015 / 1:54 am

    What size are you wearing?? I’ve been eating to get this skirt but now sure on the sizing. I follow you and we wear the same size jeans so I’m thinking we would wear the same size in this as well 🙂

    • December 12, 2015 / 11:13 am

      I took size 8 in it, it ran bigger than the denim one, so size UK 8 was the best option. Good luck!

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